Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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on the mission which thou wast commanded to take  to — he rose and took what clothing he had  in readiness and set off without eating He traveled 15  miles that day warning the people by the way and the  next day he arrived at where he met according to previous appointment for they went <did not>  go the same rout as brothe rode his horse <and but as rode he got>  there as soon as did they held a meeting <as> soon as  they could make arrangements to do so and being tolerab ly well received they continued to preach in  and the surrounding country but they had not been  in this place long untill they were sent for by a woman  who had been sick some many months and had prayed  much that the Lord would send some of the Morm on into that country that she might have hands laid on  her for the recovery of her health— went  immediately to her and administered to her by the  Laying on of hands in the name of the Lord and She was  healed and was also baptized— after finishing this  Mission he returned home and was with us untill was baptized soon after which a rev elation was given comanding and to go into the eastern country to preach the Gos pel see revelation given jan 1832 3P— They set out on  this mission without delay calling at private and  <public> houses as much as was possible for them to do and warning  them <people> to flee from the wrath to come untill they came <got>  to where <and> they preached <from city to city> here and in several other  cities continueing their Labour incessantly untill they were  called home by <a> revelation in which the Lord dec lared that the () <was already at home)> (and and  who were all away from home preaching in dif ferent places should return and receive the  ordinance of the washing of feet for their skirts  were clear of the blood of this generation. [p. [4], bk. 13]
on the mission which thou wast commanded to take to — he rose and took what clothing he had in readiness and set off without eating He traveled 15 miles that day warning the people by the way and the next day he arrived at where he met according to previous appointment for they did not go the same rout but as rode he got there as soon as did they held a meeting as soon as they could make arrangements to do so and being tolerably well received they continued to preach in and the surrounding country but they had not been in this place long untill they were sent for by a woman who had been sick many months and had prayed much that the Lord would send some of the Mormon into that country that she might have hands laid on her for the recovery of her health— went immediately to her and administered to her by the Laying on of hands in the name of the Lord and She was healed and was also baptized— after finishing this Mission he returned home and was with us untill was baptized soon after which a revelation was given comanding and to go into the eastern country to preach the Gospel see revelation given jan 1832 3P— They set out on this mission without delay calling at private and public houses as much as was possible for them to do and warning the people to flee from the wrath to come untill they got to and they preached from city to city continueing their Labour incessantly untill they were called home by a revelation in which the Lord declared that () was already at home) (and and who were all away from home preaching in different places should return and receive the ordinance of the washing of feet for their skirts were clear of the blood of this generation. [p. [4], bk. 13]
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